Ageism is present in many areas of our culture but is not well recognized or understood. In this video, Carl Werling discusses what ageism is and where it can be noticed, what problems it causes for individuals and groups, and what actions can be taken to address ageist beliefs.
This video shows an interview with a woman who was fired after turning 65.
In this video clip, Millennials state what age they consider to be old and then demonstrate what old age looks like.
This film clip displays older adults pretending to have sexual intercourse in a public place and the implications for those around them based upon stereotypes people hold about older adults.
This video focuses on positive aging, but ends by noting that employment discrimination is still a reality for many older adults.
Ageism can be experienced differently based on an individual's or a group's identity. In this video, Carl Werling discuss differences in how women and men are treated as they age, the negative outcomes that stem from differences in treatment based on gender, and how people can combat these negative prejudices.
During the video, negative words reflecting what people think of older adults pop up.